SOAP RECIPES for Laundry

First Recipe:
3 Pints Water
1/3 bar Fels Naptha Soap, grated
1/2 cup Washing Soda (Arm and Hammer, NOT baking soda though!!)
1/2 cup 20 Mule Team Borax
2 Gallon bucket to mix it in
1 Quart hot water
Hot Water
Mix Fels Naptha soap in a saucepan with 3 pints hot water and heat on
low until dissolved. Stir in Washing Soda and Borax. Stir until
thickened, and remove from heat. Add 1 Quart Hot Water to 2 gallon
Bucket. Add soap mixture, and mix well. Fill bucket with hot water,
and mix well. Set aside for 24 hours, or until mixture thickens. Use
1/2 cup of mixture per load.

Second Recipe:
1 cup grated Fels Naptha Soap
1/2 cup Washing Soda (Arm and Hammer again)
1/2 cup Borax (20 mule team Borax)
2 Tablespoons Glycerin
2 cups water
Mix first three ingredients together, than add glycerin and water. Use
1/2 to 3/4 cup per load. This one works best in cold or warm water.

Third Recipe:
1 bar grated Fels Naptha soap
5 gallon bucket
1 cup washing soda (Again, Arm and Hammer)

4 1/2 gallons water
Put grated Fels Naptha in saucepan and cover with water. Heat on low
until dissolved. Fill bucket with hot water and add soap. Stir to
combine. Add 1 cup washing soda and mix well. As it cools, it will
thicken. May be used immediately. Use 1- 2 cups per load.

Powdered Laundry Detergent
1 cup grated Fels Naptha Soap
1/2 cup washing soda
1/2 cup 20 mule team borax

Mix and store in airtight container or bag. For light loads, use 1
tablespoon. For heavy loads, use 2 tablespoons.